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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.

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Recent News

Bill Morneau, Federal Minister of Finance meets with Professors Sarah Jordaan and David Stewart combined classes Poli 201, 357 and 427 pre-budget consultation on Friday, January 15, 2016.  

UToday, January 18, 2016:   Federal minister of finance consults with students  (includes slideshow at bottom)

Evan Wilson was listed in the Avenue Magazine's annual Top 40 Under 40.  Evan Wilson graduated in 2009 with an MA in the Department of Political Science under the supervision of Brenda O'Neill. 

http://www.avenuecalgary.com/City-Life/Top-40-Under-40/Evan-Wilson/

Congratulations to Nidhi Panwar, who has won a Shastri Student Internship Project in Aid award from the Governments of      Canada and India! Funding from this award will help support research at the School for International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in support of her MA thesis tentatively entitled “Communalism and Terrorism in India”. Nidhi is currently a first year MA student in the Department of Political Science working under the supervision of Dr. Gavin Cameron.

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   Dr. Roberta Rice has been awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant as part of the Imagining Canada's Future Initiative of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Dr. Rice will address the question: What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?  Her focus will be on Aboriginal rights and natural resource development. Congratulations!

The Chilean Ministry of Education has determined that Pablo Policzer's book Los modelos del horror (LOM, 2015),
which is the translation of The Rise and Fall of Repression in Chile, should be part of Chile's school curriculum. They have bought over 1,100 copies, to be distributed throughout Chile's public schools, their libraries, and other educational venues.

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The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?                 
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Michael Zekulin, "Endgames: Improving Our Understanding of Homegrown Terrorism".  Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Volume 39, Issue 1, January 2016, pages 46-66.  Published on-line:  14 October 2015.

Susan Franceschet and Gwynn Thomas. Resisting Parity: Gender and Cabinet Appointments in Chile and Spain.  Politics & Gender 11 (4): 2015, pp. 643-664.

Brenda O'Neill, "Variation in Women's Status Across the Provinces, 1999-2014" in Christoper Dunn, ed., Provinces: Canadian Provincial Politics, 3rd ed., North York, ON: UTP, 2016.

Michael Keren and Richard Hawkins eds., "Speaking Power to Truth: Digital Discourse and the Public Intellectual", AU Press, 2015.

Dr. Roberta Rice has been awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant as part of the Imagining Canada's Future Initiative of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Dr. Rice will address the question: What effects will the quest for energy and natural resources have on our society and our position on the world stage?  Her focus will be on Aboriginal rights and natural resource development.